What you see matters because what you see supports your best quality of life.

Welcome to the Retina Specialists of Mississippi, where our focus is on providing you with the medical and surgical eye care services you need in a friendly environment. Our educational background and clinical experience combine to achieve optimal results. Whether your goal is to manage an existing eye condition or discover a suitable method of correcting less-than-ideal vision, you can trust that we will approach your needs with compassion and thoughtfulness, the way we would want for ourselves and our own families.

When you visit our practice, you are treated like an important member of the treatment team. We believe that our patients should have a voice in the course of action taken to meet their individual needs. Our role is to facilitate this by providing detailed information regarding treatment options and expected outcomes from each. We appreciate the important choice you have to make regarding your eye and vision care. A member of our staff would be happy to speak with you about our services.

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Meet Dr. Martin Thomley

Dr. Martin Thomley is a native of Birmingham, AL and summa cum laude graduate of Auburn University. He attended the University of Alabama School of Medicine and was the recipient of the Merit Scholarship. In addition, he received the Scholastic Excellence Award and was a member of the exclusive Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society. He subsequently trained at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL for residency in Ophthalmology.

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Meet Dr. Wright Lauten

Dr. Lauten is a native of Mobile, AL and a graduate of Vanderbilt University where he was summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He attended South Alabama College of Medicine on Scholarship and later returned to Vanderbilt for his residency in Ophthalmology. He completed a 2-year Vitreoretinal Surgery fellowship at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Patient Reviews

Dr. Lauten provides excellent care and in my opinion, is the top retina specialist in the state of Mississippi. He and his staff are excellent in every regard.

Kind, compassionate, friendly, humble, caring person and staff is fine also. Patient is #1 but not a #! I’m 72 & feel like my son (or grandson) is taking care of me! Extremely approachable! Staff reflects his great qualities also. ...read more

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